Find other resources for formerly incarcerated people, criminal legal system-impacted communities, and others facing hardships during the COVID-19 crisis.

“Bound But Free,” Lessie Brown, 2007, mixed media

Resources for formerly incarcerated people and criminal legal system-impacted communities in Michigan:

  • A Brighter Way (Washtenaw County organization providing assistance, support, and mentoring to returning citizens)
  • American Friends Service Committee (works directly with people imprisoned in Michigan’s State prisons to advocate for and with them around all kinds of issues related to conditions of confinement)
  • Detroit Justice Center (a non-profit law firm working alongside communities to create economic opportunities, transform the justice system, and promote equitable and just cities)
  • Michigan Center for Youth Justice (on-profit organization dedicated to advancing policies and practices that reduce confinement and support community-based solutions for Michigan’s justice-involved youth)
  • Nation Outside (statewide organization in Michigan with the mission to organize, mobilize, and support formerly incarcerated people and their families)
  • Safe and Just Michigan (works to advance policies that end Michigan’s over-use of incarceration and promote community safety and healing)
  • University of Michigan Prison Creative Arts Project (creative arts organization supporting currently and formerly incarcerated people)
  • Youth Justice Fund (assists returning citizens, sentenced as youth to a term of imprisonment, with services and resources)

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